Channel Your Inner Cher Horowitz in Balenciaga's Yellow Plaid Pants
We’re totally buggin’.
Everyone knows that yellow plaid is a fabric that’s synonymous with one of the ’90s best movies – Clueless. The lead character Cher Horowitz’ (iconically portrayed by Alicia Silverstone) yellow tartan two-piece is so timeless that it’s still being referenced over two decades later. A pop-culture favorite, the style has spawned many copycat looks over the year, notably in Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX‘s video for “Fancy” and now in these Demna Gvasalia-designed pants for Balenciaga.
Constructed in Italy from luxe, pure wool, these show-stopping pants have a vintage-meets-contemporary appeal, with the bright yellow tartan print throughout. They have a mid-rise, tapered fit, so they sit a little looser around the hips and slim down to a closer fit toward the ankle. There’s also a structured waistband with belt loops, so you can easily glam up the look with Gucci’s logo belt or even the velvet Marmont belt bag, if you’re going sans handbag but need somewhere to stash your essentials.
We like to think that if Cher Horowitz was around in 2018 (and a real person), she’d pair these vibrant pants with Off-White™’s “FOR WALKING” boots. Cop your own pair now at Selfridges for $1,025 USD. Why not team the trousers with Eytys’ chunky Angel sneakers for the ultimate nineties look?